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Congress Sends Ocean Shipping Reform Bill to Biden

On Monday, June 13th, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the Senate version of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act by a vote of 369-42 sending the measure to President Biden for his signature. The legislation aims to bolster the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) in its role in reducing bottlenecks and overseeing ocean shipping companies. The legislation was broadly supported by agricultural interests and many other groups who've struggled greatly in exporting various commodities and products in recent years.

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